Connecting Internet to PC wirelessly

  Marie87 17:37 19 Aug 2007

I have just bought a new Gateway PC Model:GM5472 and I have a router by Netgear and another computer and laptop are connected to the internet wirelessly to the router using the usb devices and on my new computer i have the software installed but everytime i click on the icon for netgear smart wizard to set up the connection the box just comes up and then goes away and i do not know how to get it to stay.

  User-312386 17:42 19 Aug 2007

Can you not use the windows wireless setup?

  Marie87 17:46 19 Aug 2007

when i use that it says that there is a network available but cannot connect to it.

  Marie87 17:54 19 Aug 2007

i am also in rangeof the router it is in the next room to it so it makes noo sense to me, also that when i can finally sometimes am able to click find a network on the netgear smart wizard that cannot find the network router either and i have tried rebooting the modem and router and nothing has worked...

  Marie87 18:00 19 Aug 2007

I need the netgear smart wizard- wireless assistant to connect and put in the name of network and profile and it will not allow me to have it stay up on the screen, as i said before it just dissapears...

  ^wave^ 18:07 19 Aug 2007

you need to go to your wirless connection and see what networks it can see it should see your network from your router then press connect and it will ask you for your key and you should be connected. you may have turn your wirless on the pc

  Marie87 18:16 19 Aug 2007

yes i have done that and it will not connect...

  Marie87 18:18 19 Aug 2007

it does not show any key thing just says trying to connect and then says it cannot...

  crimbo 18:30 19 Aug 2007

Hi, I presume you disabled the firewall on your PC while you connect for the first time?

  Marie87 18:31 19 Aug 2007

No, actually i did not.

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